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Using the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Database for Research and Policy Discussion (NAEP Database Training)

Description: The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, will sponsor a 3-day advanced studies seminar on the use of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) database for education research and policy analysis. The main NAEP database contains nationally representative achievement scores on 4th, 8th, and 12th graders from public and non-public schools in a variety of academic subjects. The database also contains background information on the students who were assessed and their learning environment.

Deadlines for Applications: Monday, June 27, 2011
Type: Workshop/Training & Technical Assistance
Audience: This seminar is aimed at faculty and advanced graduate students from colleges and universities. Education researchers and policy analysts with strong statistical skills from state and local education agencies and professional associations are also welcome.
Location: Washington, DC
Applicants will be sent information about meeting and lodging arrangements.
Dates: August 3-5, 2011
Organization: National Center for Education Statistics
Contacts:   Contact Schray, Nicole from CDS2 at (202) 296-2528